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BLOOMING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does blooming mean? 

BLOOMING (noun)
  The noun BLOOMING has 1 sense:

1. the organic process of bearing flowers

  Familiarity information: BLOOMING used as a noun is very rare.


BLOOMING (adjective)
  The adjective BLOOMING has 1 sense:

1. (used of persons) informal intensifiers

  Familiarity information: BLOOMING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BLOOMING (noun)


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Meaning:

The organic process of bearing flowers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

bloom; blooming

Context example:

you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed

Hypernyms ("blooming" is a kind of...):

biological process; organic process (a process occurring in living organisms)


BLOOMING (adjective)


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Meaning:

(used of persons) informal intensifiers

Synonyms:

bally; blooming; crashing; fucking; blinking; bloody; flaming

Context examples:

what a bally (or blinking) nuisance / a bloody fool / a crashing bore / you flaming idiot

Similar:

unmitigated (not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier)


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